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''Syntax:'' return_value = number1 - number2
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* Subtracting a negative value will actually perform addition with the other value.  
 
* Subtracting a negative value will actually perform addition with the other value.  
 
* Subtracting a negative or [[negation|negated]] value will make the return value more positive.
 
* Subtracting a negative or [[negation|negated]] value will make the return value more positive.
* Addition and subtraction are the last operations performed in Qbasic's normal order of operations.
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* Addition and subtraction are the last operations performed in QBasic's normal order of operations.
 
* Subtraction cannot be performed on [[STRING]] values.
 
* Subtraction cannot be performed on [[STRING]] values.
  
  
 
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[[Mathematical Operations]]
 
  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:02, 4 February 2021

The - mathematical operator performs subtraction on two numerical values or negates a single value.


Syntax

return_value = number1 - number2


Description

  • Numbers used can be any literal or variable numerical value type.
  • Subtracting a negative value will actually perform addition with the other value.
  • Subtracting a negative or negated value will make the return value more positive.
  • Addition and subtraction are the last operations performed in QBasic's normal order of operations.
  • Subtraction cannot be performed on STRING values.


See also

+ positive (addition operator)

Mathematical Operations



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